Effect of Statin Therapy Duration on Bone Turnover Markers in Dyslipidemic Patients

Abstract

Background and Purpose: Statins are cholesterol-lowering drugs decreasing bone resorption by inhibition of the farnesyl diphosphate synthase step in the mevalonic acid pathway and therefore are believed to have beneficial effects on bone status. The objective was to examine the relationship between statin therapy duration and bone turnover markers in… (More)

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